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Parachute jump brings in charity cash

Wednesday 10 September 2014

Almost £1,000 has been raised for the Lord Mayor’s charities after a daring group braved a 13,500ft parachute jump.

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Triple Bloom success for Coventry

Friday 12 September 2014

Coventry was yesterday awarded the Gold Award in the Heart of England in Bloom competition and triumphed again in the City Centre category.

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Friargate – On site preparation starts

Friday 12 September 2014

Site preparations for the Friargate proposals, on 37 acres of land in Coventry, have started following the appointment of a demolition contractor.

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European grant funding boost for city redevelopment

Friday 12 September 2014

Plans for the continued regeneration of the city centre have been given a boost with the awarding of further European Funding.

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Gibbet Hill Road set to re-open

Friday 12 September 2014

ibbet Hill Road will partially re-open in early October following a period of major transport improvement works over the summer months. This partial re-opening will see the northbound lane (from Kenilworth Road to Kirby Corner Road) open to all traffic

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Dog Control Orders – your views needed

Wednesday 10 September 2014

The Council is considering introducing new Dog Control Orders that could see dogs having to be kept on leads in certain areas and some other restrictions – and a survey has been launched.

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Synchronised cycling ballet, jumping onto a giant air bag and ride the ring road - Sky Ride Coventry is here!

Tuesday 9 September 2014

Almost 2000 people have already signed up to the biggest traffic-free bike ride in the Midlands which is coming to Coventry on the 21 September. There will be lots of FREE family activities to see and do – including getting the chance to ride your bike on the ring-road and be entertained by music and performers along parts of the 5.5km route.

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Ring Road celebration in an Italian style!

Tuesday 9 September 2014

A live outdoor screening of film classic ‘The Italian Job’ underneath the city’s ring road will be part of the celebrations to mark the 40th birthday of Coventry’s Ring Road.

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Dogs sniff out black market baccy in Trading Standards bust

Tuesday 9 September 2014

More than £2,000 worth of illegal tobacco has been seized by Coventry Trading Standards with the help of two four-legged friends.

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Coventry Heritage Open Days venues open on Thursday 11 September

Tuesday 9 September 2014

Over the next few days we will issue press releases highlighting some of the buildings taking part in the Heritage Open Days taking place this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11-14 September.

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Exciting new courses launched by Adult Education

Monday 8 September 2014

Coventry City Council Adult Education Service has launched an exciting new programme of courses starting in September – along with new easy ways to enrol.

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